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good morning, america. wicked weather slamming the western half of the country. >> tornado on the ground. >> tornadoes touching down. damaging dozens of homes. winds tossing these train car. and whiteout conditions make roads hazardous. and record heat in the east. shorts to water-skiing on the great lakes. for president. donald trump calls him a maniac. how the senator is firing back. as the kptds get set to face off. out of control. a hot air balloon falling from the sky.
nervous neighbors springing into action. >> dude, seriously, let's go. >> racing to pull the balloon to a safe landing. the dramatic rescue caught on ram ka. and "star wars" is here. >> okay. for what? >> hollywood on lockdown for the huge premier. tighter security than the oscars. >> all right, let's light it up. >> fans line upper more than a week to get the first look. >> you might need this. >> the force about to awaken live this morning on "gma." we do say good morning, america. the force is with us. the big "star wars" world premier tonight. we're celebrating this morning with one of the stars. rolling out the red carpet. a lot more on that ahead this morning. >> look at bb8 coming.
popular. what a weekend in the east. central park packed. there it is. people running in shorts. take a look at this, as well. mountain skreek ski resort in new jersey. that's last year. here it was on sunday. nothing. nothing at all. we all know about green bay. coldest place in the world to play football. not yesterday. they don't wear shirts even when it's cold. >> even when it's the frozen tundra. >> those cheeseheads are serious. no doubt. >> ginger will have more. let's go to kendis gibson, he's in lufkin, texas. powerful storms there. >> reporter: george, powerful being the key word. this give use a sense of how powerful the storms were. this, right here, 1 of 64 freight train cars tossed around. across the highway, there goes another one. weekend. today, a massive cleanup effort under way here as well as other
>> that's a tornado. >> reporter: and it was. a weekend of wicked weather terrifying texas. >> a white wall of stuff flying everywhere. >> reporter: three tornadoes touching down. >> tornado just hit my neighborhood. >> reporter: that home completely obliterated. the homes to the left and right, missing the twister. at least 50 houses suffering damage. the mayor of lindale declaring a diszaster. >> i think the lord sent us away and he spared us. >> reporter: this morning, as people are left cleaning up, the red cross on the scene to help. and here in lufkin, that tossed freight train. >> we had really heavy winds. >> reporter: winding picking up and fliging 64 car on their sides. and to the north, kansas looking a lot like a frozen tundra. blizzard-like conditions sent
this tractor trailer getting bogged down. crews struggling to keep up. texas d.o.t. officials cleared the highway just in time for the morning rush hour. but with 62 more of these cars to go, it will be days before they're all upright. robin? >> quite a scene. kendis, thank you. the weather a headline here for a different reason. record heat in the east. temperatures hitting the 70s in some areas on sunday, including the new york area. it's going to be warm on christmas. let's head outside to ginger. >> this mild and warm pattern is going nowhere. just the fact that i can stand here in a dress in mid december and not be chilled at all, you know something's up. let's look up at lake superior. you can see last year, the snow and the ice covering it. now, ice free. it looks almost tropical. we've been allowed this kind of
weekend. cleveland hit 70. new york city central park, 67. week. blocking the polar air. it will be much above average. we're talking 10 to 20 degrees by the time we reach mid and end oaf next week. george? >> wow, that is something. the race for president now. sed set to face off tomorrow night. ted cruise is surging in the polls. closing in on donald trump nationally. >> reporter: good morning. one of the iowa polls shows senator cruz with a ten-point lead. trump who usually loves the polls when he's winning, calling that poll biased towards him. he's still the front-runner nationally, as you can see. on the eve of the debate, the big story is ted cruz. this morning, a shakeup in the gop race for president. back-to-back polls showing
beat in iowa. dornld trump not happy about it. >> you look at how he has dealt with the senate. he goes in there a little bit like a maniac. >> reporter: cruise reacting on social media. posting a vivid yo of the famous maniac dance scene. she's a maniac maniac at your love >> reporter: but trump not laughing offer the audio of cruz speaking behind closed doors with donors surfaced, questioning if trump was fit to be commander in chief. >> that's a question of strength. but it's also a question of judgment. >> reporter: trump striking back. tweeting i was disappointed that ted cruz would speak behind my back, get caught. cruz goes into the debate with target on his back. >> the only budge he's voted for
>> reporter: over the weekend, "snl" taking a look at the gop race with blast from the past. >> rubio and cruz, sounds like a miami law firm. if you've been injured on the job, call rubio and cruz. >> reporter: will ferrell reprise ing his role as george w. bush. jobing he is entering the race. >> they wnt someone who is cuckoo for cocoa puffs. >> reporter: controversy has been brewing. moderators. tomorrow, we'll see if he take on trump. we're all going to be tuning in. >> we are. let's talk to jon karl. cruz really firming up his support. >> yeah, the story of both of these new iowa pols is ted cruz. he's surging. jumping more than 20 points
register poll. while trump's numbers have essentially remained the same. if you look deeper into the polls, you see cruz has more potential to keep rising. fox news poll, 30% say they would never vote for donald trump. only 6% say they would never vote for ted cruz. the most unpopular republican in iowa right now, is by far, jeb bush. >> ted cruz is above 50% if you add up some of the numbers. the last one before the christmas-new year's freeze. it is crucial. >> once again. donald trump will be at center stage. george, five debates. all five, donald trump has been in the middle because he still has a commanding lead in the national polls. for the first time, ted cruz will be standing next to him. because he has surpassed marco rubio in the pols. i'll be looking for how both trump and marco rub ye go at ted cruz.
alternative to donald trump. >> and chris christie back on the big stage as well. abc news sponsoring the neck democrating debate this saturday. >> and national security is sure to be a hot topic. president obama heads to the pentagon this morning for a meeting on the campaign against isis. as we learn major government lapses opened the door for one of those san bernardino killers to enter the country. brian ross is here with that. >> reporter: good morning, robin. nishls the u.s. and europe deal with warnings about possible isis attacks to disrupt the christmas holidays. new question this is morning about where the pakistani woman involved in the san bernardino shooting rampage should have been allowed to come here in the first place. in london, they say they have credible intelligence reports
paris-style take here timed to christmas. over the weekend, two men were arrested for the manufacture or transport of explosive or toxic gases as a search continued for four others. in california this morning, the fbi is not saying what, if anything, it found in its now completed search of this lake. still investigating if more attacks could be coming in the u.s. and now, abc news has learned that a secret u.s. policy prevented immigration investigators last year from looking for tashfeen malik's extensive social media messages that the fbi says included talk of jihad and martyrdom. >> during that time period, immigration officials were not allowed to view social media as part of the screening process. >> reporter: john co- hen, now an abc news consultant, says
policies last year. but they were opposed by the department's office of civil rights and civil lishties. >> the primary concern was that it would be viewed negatively if disclosed publicly. >> reporter: malik received her fiance visa last year in just three weeks, with no check done for whether she had any online messages. >> had they checked her out more, maybe she wouldn't have got an visa. maybe those people in san bernardino would be alive. >> reporter: if a statement to abc news this morning, the department of homeland security says it has started three pilot programs to search the social media of visa applicants. widespread policy. and major impediment. >> a lot of people are scratching their heads. >> not widespread yet. a deadly police shooting in
this morning. sheriff's deputies opened fire on an armed man. police say video shows he was still holding his gun. ryan owens has the story. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: two los angeles county sheriff's deputies unleashing hail of gunfire. 33 rounds in all. their target this man. we will not show you the rest of the video. cops keep firing even after he had fall on the the ground and is crawling away. >> 911, somewhat your emergency. >> there's a black male walking down the street shooting a gun in the air. >> reporter: this is 28-year-old nicholas robinson earlier. armed with a gun. street. >> we don't know. >> how many times did he shoot into the air? the air. >> reporter: the deputies said they repeatedly told him to put
he refuseded. when he walked away there them and toward this crowded gats fired. >> two people, two women and three children in a car at gas pump within five feet of him at the time. >> if he goes into the gas station and takes hostages or shooting somebody, we'll have a different topic to talk about. like why didn't the police officers do something? >> reporter: robertson's family questioning whether he had to die. some members of the community coming out the to protest. shoulder. he was crawling to this gas station. they could have tasered him. >> reporter: in response on sunday, the sheriff's department reelsing this freeze frame from a nearby camera. even when he was on the the pavement, even after initially shot, that gun never leaves his hands. investigators think this all started when robertson had a
this morning, he's survived by that wife and three young children. george? >> okay, ryan. thank you. let's go to amy for today's other top stories. starting with a new fbi investigation. attack on two mosques south of los angeles are under investigation as hate crimes. vandals defaced the mosques with spray paint and left a fake hand grenade outside one of them. a fire police say was deliberately set by a man now in custody. police outside paris said a man entered a school and stabbed a kindergarten student this morning. the teach sir okay. the suspect, wearing a mask and gloves, fled the scene on foot. there are new details in the october crash of the russian plane that killed 224 people over egypt's sinai peninsula. russia and eastern governments say a bomb brought it down. this morning, egyptians
signs of terrorism so far. a southwest airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in san antonio because part of the wing that reduces drag appeared to be at an odd angle. one passenger said people were screaming in panic. the plain was able to land safely. the post office will be swamped today. it is the busiest day of the year. 640 million cards, letters, packages expected to be mailed. that will only add to the woes of one perturbed postman. under siege by gobblers. they've been on his tail every day. they've become so belligerent. he's forced to fend them off with a ten-foot pole. you couldn't hear him in the video. he just looks and goes, every day. >> can you imagine? every day facing that. >> he just keeps leading them on. he's got dinner for a week. just lead them home. that's a no-brainer. >> that's one way of looking at it, jesse.
it is the biggest movie event of the year. who knows, maybe ever. the "star wars" world premier is in los angeles tonight. the blockbuster opening for the rest of us at the end of the week. nick watt is in the center of the galaxy in hollywood. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good norng, robin. there are already "star wars" die hard fans camped out outside the chinese theater, hoping to snag the best seats for opening night, which isn't until thursday. before then, the premier that starts in 14 hours and about 15 minutes. >> get ready. >> okay. for what? >> reporter: for the stars aligning at tonight's premier, security is tighter than the oscars. four blocks of hollywood boulevard closed since last thursday. >> happy "star wars." >> reporter: it's nine days already these fans have been in line. caroline and andrew from australia are serious.
on thursday. who's officiating? >> we have a good friend who is a celebrant and is named obi sean. >> reporter: "the force wakens" will debut on over 4,000 screens this week. back in '77, "star wars" opened on 32. an instant hit, darth vader was soon leaving his footprints here outside the theater. >> george lucas watched the the first one from here. are you kidding me? this is the place to be. >> feels great! >> reporter: in 1999, for "the born. >> i met my husband in line. >> reporter: and this is the result? >> this is the result. >> reporter: nate's been in line already. >> when that comes up on the screen, a little kid inside me is saying, is this really happening.
universe in "star wars jts nerddom, that's right here. >> reporter: these nerds, their word, not mine, are making money for a children's charity. it rained overnight. it's chilly by l.a. standards. they have another 80 hours to go. i'm not sure i can take it. can you guys? >> nerd is a high compliment for them. >> we're going to a special screening tomorrow in new york. we can't get details. it's so top secret zplp no they take them when you walk in the door. this is all lockdown. >> can't blame them for that. >> we're given instructions. >> not going to say anything on wednesday. >> no, we can't. another big storm in the west. this one hits san francisco? >> nick was just alluding to it. this is san pablo, california. trees into homes. a look at where that storm is now. smothering anywhere from arizona up throu through the dakotas with winter weather advisories and warnings.
you by walmart. kevin: clouds, fog and patchy drizzle. enough. for the rest of us, it is a couple of wet highways. otherwise ahead of the line of rain. could be a couple of rumbles of thunder. out ahead of that, temperatures warm up. 40's to lower range of the 50's. eventually the rainfall pushes in later tonight. some of that could be locally heavy maybe even a couple of rumbles of thunder.
and coming up here on "gma," the nfl facing a billion-glar lawsuit. and now a big new hollywood movie over the dangers of concussions. so why was roger goodell laughing at a joke about them. a lot of people speak out this morning. and hover boards catching fire. we have they had of one of the biggest manufacturers standing by to and your questions. are they safe to put under your tree this christmas? re quite the expert at waking people up in the morning. let me show you how grandma does it. your daddy made this when he was a little boy. this is your dad at my house, where he had his first christmas. thanks for making the coffee. well look who' s up. i' m really glad you' re here mom. me too.
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erin: good morning to you on morning. i'm erin fehlau. inzest gators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire in a vacant apartment building. they found fire in the back of the building. crews were able to mostly contain the flames to the porch areas. the cause is under investigation. there was no power to the building. a second person charged in connection with a deadly shooting in manchester is due in court this morning. 21-year-old adrien stillwell was arrested on friday and charged
with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the death of michael pittman last month. 25-year-old michael younge is charged with first-degree murder in the case. we had rain overnight. traffic is picking up. the roads are wet. kevin: we have the clouds this morning. lower visibility in a few spots.
precipitation a possibility in far northern areas of the state. northern parts of coos county.
beyond that, anything we see today will be in liquid form. certainly later on this evening as the line of rain moves in. could be a couple of heavier downpours around with the possibility of a couple of rumbles of thunder. temperatures mid to upper 30's up north. in some of the sheltered valleys. 40 to 45 elsewhere and highs today in the 40's to maybe a couple of lower 50's. light southerly breeze not much of a move upward today. that will change. there could be a half an inch to a full inch of rain. one more mild day tomorrow.
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oh. you're looking live right now, our nation's capital. oh, those cherry blossoms still going strong. and on lake erie. water-skiing. yeah in december. temperatures there in the 60s on sunday. and it will be warm as ginger told us in the east. right through the christmas day. >> you did need the
wet suit. the water was in the 40s. very cold. outside. spring. >> i didn't know what that was. >> what did you call it? yeah. >> oh, that one.
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and a big headline about sleep, yes, you can get too much. researchers find that more than nine hours a day may shorten your life. is there we would like to know that problem. we don't. jesse is here. he'll have a heart-warming story of a dog wearing a purple heart here. >> two heroes overseas. it's great. >> looking forward to that. we begin with nfl commissioner roger goodell. he's under fire getting caught on camera laughing about concussions at a black tie dinner at the same time the league is dealing with a $1 billion settlement over concussions. >> just last night, another player suffered a concussion. his second of the season. at a time when concussion
thanks to a nearly $1 billion settlement field by the players. the league seemingly making light of the situation is not sitting well. awkward is the word being used to describe this moment. >> i had a chance to sit next to the commissioner of football. pete roselle tonight also, and -- oh, excuse me. roger goodell. i apologize. i had six concussions in the nfl, so. >> reporter: hall of fame nfl quarterbackj roger staubach that he had run the skroek by the xhirgs in advance. >> he approved it. >> reporter: and goodell laughed again. this morning, some are saying concussions shouldn't be a laughing matter. there's currently a lawsuit hanging over the nfls a head.
more than 4500 nfl players suing the league. he fails to see the humor. >> concussions aren't a laughing matter. specifically the effects from those concussions. >> reporter: and the controversy over the leek's history of dealing with the dangers is heading to the big screen christmas day with the new movie, concussion. >> repetitive head trauma choex the brain. >> this is inappropriate at any time. especially now. our interest and concerns are heightened by this issue. and the nfl commission sir laughing? >> reporter: goodell says the nfl is doing all it can to make the game safer. >> you know, we have done 39 rule changes over the last ten years to make our game safer. >> reporter: just this year alone, reportedly more than 150 concussions. in november, rams quarterback case keenum hit hard in the head. allowed back in the game. goodell admits he didn't get proper attention. >> the problem we had was the appropriate medical attention
we're trying to make changes to that. >> reporter: the nfl makes no settlement. former players don't have to show their conditions related to nfl football. we reached out to nfl about the concussion joke but did not hear back. >> thank you. you'll be talking to the doctor movie. >> dr. bennett amalou. he says to parents, don't let you kids play football. we'll talk to him about that. now to the hot air balloon that came down in the middle of a san diego neighborhood. etch on the ground racing to save it from crashing into home. t.j. holmes is here with at the story. good morning. >> reporter: you remember the game tug of war. imagine playing that against a 2.5-on the hot air balloon with lives and property at stake. that's what a group of neighbors in california had to do. and they won.
a dozen people nearly crashes into this rancho santa fe neighborhood. families scrambled to get out their homes. >> this is quite a thing. >> reporter: and watch nervously. >> the balloon was going in the wrong direction. it was going land on the interception. cars were going back and forth. >> reporter: heart-stopping moments as it runs directly into a tree. flames tangling dangerously with the brampls. it continues to fall. the pilot decides, his only hope, the bystanders on the ground. and he lowers a rope. >> he's trying to land it in this street. >> reporter: the neighbors spring into action. >> dude, seriously, let's go. >> reporter: and pull the balloon to a safe landing. >> he's all right. whoo! >> reporter: and one last moment of fright gives way to jubilation. >> that's teamwork. >> reporter: rick johnson filmed the incident. >> instead of panicking, the
everybody jumped in likt was their job. everybody helped. paid attention to the pilot. everybody did their jobs. >> reporter: a celebratory picture at the end. this is not uncommon in the neighborhood. they have a industry of hot air balloons. this one a little out of control. even said, not on my house. >> working together like that. helping each other out. all right, t.j., thank you. coming up, new warnings about hoverboards. after fires like this. the head of one of the major brapds is here. the key to making yours safe.
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jio benitez has the story. >> reporter: hoverboards are burning up store shelves. in some cases, themselves. the government investigating ten fires across nine states. >> for no apparent reason, it just exploded. >> reporter: now questions about whether the lithium eyon batters powering them are causing them to overheat. and if some manufacturers are using lower-quality batteries. >> be cautious about purchasing them on the internet. from overseas. >> reporter: in a new report overnight, u.s. customs and border protection says investigators have seized 164 hoverboards with take batteries or other counter fit marks. various hoverboard brands are causing the fire. >> hole hi cow. >> reporter: reports say at least two burning hover boards
amazon. now, the online retail giant says, until it can be proven that they meet safety standards, they're pulling some brands. joining overstock.com, who just pulled all hoverboards. swagway is one of the affected xaeps. they tell and they have not received any confirmed reports of any fire incident directly related to a genuine swagway product. and that safety is always on the fore pront. for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> joining us is
tony lee. the founder and ceo of glide tech, who hasn't had any problems with the product. you see the video. i was on a flight from d.c. they made an announcement no hoverboards on board or checked baggage. people are considering this for a gift.
>> we sold thousands of these and had zero issues. the reason is, a lot of companies are trying
to make a quick buck. they're using the cheapest chinese batteries on the market today. the products we have are revolutionary. we spent a huge amount of battery technology. >> the it's the badderry that is the problem. how do they catch fire? >> a cheap chinese battery doesn't have a board protection. it will never overheat. if it does, it shuts down the battery. >> how do you check? you don't want to rip it part. how do you know what kind of battery is in it? >> deal with a reputable company. make sure it's branded. samsung, lg, sony, if they don't say it, chance are it's a cheap battery. >> in some places like new york
them on the streets. what is your advice to parents. >> number one, deal with a reputable company. headache sure that they're big and located in the u.s. number two, buy a branded battery. sony, lg, samsung. number three, make sure that all the boards come with a one-year warranty. >> that gives you an idea that it comes from a reputable company. >> cheap batteries will not last past six months. >> thank you, tony. you can go to our website for more information on buying the proper hoverboards. let's go inside to george. >> coming up, a touching story behind this hero dog right here.
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bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. jesse, i've been looking forward to this story all morning long. two mill stair r tear heroes. >> take a look at this picture. two soldiers. andrew brown and his military dog, rocky. rocky is recovering after he and specialist brown were injrd in an explosion in afghanistan. there's rocky with a much-deserved purple heart
he suffered a broken leg and shrapnel wounds in the explosion. since this picture was posted, it has more than 98,000 likes already. it's been shared nearly 130,000 times. rocky and specialist brown were reunited in a hospital in germany. brown, now, back home. he's recovering. his dog, rocky, expected to be flying home soon. to ft. hood. it is a tremendous story. a bond between these two. they're both doing okay. >> i love how you referred to them as both soldiers. it's true. that's true. >> there's such a great pond. anybody that has a dog nose. between them and their dog. i can only imagine how much more heightened it is when you're in the military like that together. >> and those military dogs are so smart as well. they've saved a lot of lives. >> to know that they're doing as well as they are, we just don't do enough stories and letting you know how they're doing. >> he won a purple heart. >> how many people can even say that?
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>> now from wmur news 9. erin: good monday morning to you. i'm erin fehlau. making news today, a family in hampstead lost their home to a fire last night. it happened before 6:00 on pinewood drive. the house was engulfed in flames. hampstead fire said there were no injuries. assisting two people. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a massachusetts man is accused of exposing himself as a rochester walmart. it happened before 11:30 at the store on farmington road. they arrested gary jenke. they are also investigating two previous incidents that walmart on december 1st and 2nd.
for a missing 16-year-old. ronaldo acosta was last seen in downtown nashua on friday. acosta is described as 5'7", 150 pounds, hispanic, black hair and brown eyes. if you have any information, please call nashua police. outside we go. we're seeing a lot of clouds. kevin: more bark than bite. a little bit of drizzle. a massing light rain shower or two. up near the canadian border. temperatures down in to the low to mid 30's. a line of rain fall approaching. it could mean a quick half to three quarters of an inch of rain. it is another mild day out there for us today. temperatures running a solid 10-15 degrees above the norms. not only for the highs, but even the overnight lows. they were 20 degrees above normal. plenty of clouds. you'll notice not much in the way of shower activity today. it is later on this evening as the rainfall comes through. could be a couple of
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. major health alert. new fears hundreds of infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis. the race the find those at risk right now. you've got that james dean a world exclusive. taylor swift, one
on one. >> getting ready for this, i wondered about a lot of things. >> the fans, the stars, the amazing moments. the secrets behind her huge 1989 world tour. >> this was very collaborative and fun. >> we have your all-access pass.
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and placed on medical leave immediately. the hospital tracking down hundreds of parrots that could have been treated by the nurse. the hospital hosting ing posting a letter to the remember scythe. officials say in september, the the results of the nurse's annual tb test came back negative. she was diagnosed with it in november when she was being evaluated. >> the individual roebl not able to spread it that well. simply because the individual didn't have symptoms at all. >> reporter: so far, no one else at the hospital has reported signs of the illness in. for "gma" "gma," aditi roy, abc news, san jose, california. a new warning about so-called helicopter parenting. it may be harming your teen's health.
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what happens when the weight of gadget? according to august, the stress on a person's neck increases to 60 pounds. that can cause pain. >> upper back and neck problems have proe life rated in the last ten years. laptops smartphones. >> reporter: now researchers are trying to find out if there's a link between the ihunch and mental health. amy kuddy is examining the issue in a "new york times" article. kriting mall, preliminary studies. none of the studies have shown conclusive every day that staring at your smart phone affects your psychology, many professionals say sitting up straight is always a good idea. >> it affects your confidence level, assertiveness level,
>> this was the first story i read yesterday. >> right now this is about the theoretical, the observation nal, and the association. we know that the superman pose, we have heard about that, can inspire confidence. we know that some people who are sad or depressed tend to hunch or slouch over. now it's about can we connect the dots? take texting, which typically assumes this posture, and say it can contribute to sad or depressed mood. >> so what do you do about it? >> well, posture. chest up, shoulders back. head neutral. eyes forward. >> so hold it up a little bit. >> this might benefit more than just your posture here. if your posture can affect your mood, i'm all in. >> if you get a bad e-mail, you're still in a bad mood. >> then you throw it backwards posture posture. >> thank you, jen. another major health
they're a huge problem in football from the peewees to the pros. the new movie with will smith shining light on the problem. we're going to talk live to the doctor who inspired it. first, a look at his story. will smith's passion nal per form mans erped him a golden floeb nomination. >> tell the truth. tell the truth. >> reporter: the man smith proper trays in the film is dr. bennet omalu. a nigerian born forensic pathologist. >> reporter: his discovery, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. it is found mostly in athletes who play contact heads like football. >> hard shot on welker. >> reporter: the long-term effects can lead to dementia, even suicide. >> you're going to war with a
>> reporter: in a recently published new york times op ed titled don't let kids play football, the doctor row wrote, as a society, the question we have to answer is, when we knowingly and willfully allow a child to play high-contact sports, are we endangering the child? >> i am not done! >> he is not done. he's here with us right now. dr. bennet omalu. it's so good to see you again. i watched the film last night. having spent time with you, will smith really got it right. adds you know, he got a golden globe nomination. he said i'm grateful to the hfpa for recognizing dr. omalu's story. he'll see you at the golden globes. >> thank you for having me.
and he reminds me of my -- my childhood fate. reaffirms it. and believe in the american perfectionism. he epitomizes that per fesks. he took my story and the story of cte from the depths of the california central valley to the peak of the mountain top of the american mountain and the american psyche. and for this, i am profoundly grateful. i wish him the best of luck and may piece with with him. >> it's bring something much attention to an issue that not only affects, the nfl, peewee, all contact sports. you made headlines not just for the movie be you for your op ed where you really talk to parents and you said, kids should not be playing peewee football. not playing contact sports. what is your message to them? >> high-impact contact sports. my message is to remember we're
one joy, one hope, one love. knowing what we know now, as a society, we're evolving. as we evolve, we give up less intelligent ways we did thinks in the past because we're becoming more intelligent. to we continue to expose our dhoirn the risk of permanent brain damage? this is not anti-football, anti-spots. exposure to your head has an inhempbt risk of damage. like we have done with smoking, alcohol, sex, shouldn't we protect our children, the most vulnerable. the most precious gifts of our lives and let them become adults? if you become an adult and as a physician, you make the decision to play, i'll be the fist to stand by your side. but not our children.
attention when you say, as a parent, you don't let your child smoke, drink. you have a demonstration in the movie. >> this is what you called a model. >> a model. >> this is a simulation. the jar is the rigid skull. the pink balloon is the brain. your brain floats freely inside your skull. look what happens in your brain when you have an impact. the brain bounces around the skull. you take paddle, this padding will simulate the let mel. look what happens. so with our without the helmet, your brain still bounces around your skull. so knowing what we know now, with or without a helmet. with or without concussions. repeated ploes of your head as a risk of causing permanent brain damage. >> you know the nfl. they have taken issue with you in the past.
they've made numerous changes to the game to enhance the health and safety of players at all levels of football. including nearly 40 rule changes in the last decades strict concussions prototolls, better training and sideline medical care. are day doing enough? is this enough? >> cte and post traumatic enreceive encephalopathy is not about concussion. concussion is a disease. ct serks a disease. e both are caused bay blow to the head. no matter how much you reduce concussions, you're still exposing yourself to repeated blows, your risk of developing cte is still there. but, the movie is not about the it inty fwritty of the science. it's about the spirit of the american family that i so much believed in as a child. it's a story about what sit to be american. to seek the truth.
the truth does set you free. >> and your name really means that. >> yes. >> in your native tongue, et means -- >> he who speaks. >> and speak the truth. >> the truth defines us as americans. >> i think people watching this film will have beater understand a better understanding of your work and passion. you're not anti-football, aept anti-sports. i was talking to jesse. you were not as aware. >> it was something as you talk about, we just didn't have the education at the time. you didn't understand, i think, the significance of how that could impact your life moving away there football. five, ten, 15, 20 years down the road. i'll say this pip saw the screener for this movie. it's extremely powerful.
affects parents, the if they wacht, whether or not they'll allow their dhoirn play. and how this impacts the popularity of the sport. it's a powerful film. >> jesse, thank you. dr. omalu, always a pleasure. >> thank you. >> and will is on this week. >> he's amazing. all right, thank you, robin. get ready, taylor swift fans. we have a world exclusive you'll only see here on "gma." the singer just releasing the trailer for the 1989 world tour live concert film, which you'll be able to watch on apple music starting sunday. this morning, we have something more for you. jesse? you have the details. >> get set. we have your exclusive first look at a behind-the-scenes interview with taylor swift for apple music while they were filming in sydney, australia. been waiting for you walk to new york >> reporter: she's performed around the globe.
>> reporter: even showing us how to shake it off in times square on "gma." >> getting ready for this, i wondered about a lot of things. >> reporter: and over 1.5 million fans have seen her latest tour. and if you haven't, now you can, too. >> i wonder what it would be like to perform for 70,000 people. >> reporter: taylor swift and happen and apple music teaming up to show us the film. we never go out of style >> reporter: the seven-time gammy-award winner giving us an exclusive look inside her world. and now, swifties can watch the show on their big and small screens. >> what would happen if i invited the most amazing artists in the world? >> reporter: this sunday, people
including appearances by justin timberlake. mick jagger. is there this was an indicator of which musicians love music so much to pop up on stage just for the love of it. it was collaborative, fun. hey, you want to come out? cool, we'll learn your song. i have so many memories looking back. i'll never doctor i'm going to hold on to them for dear life. >> reporter: swift saying how she reached out to the rolling stones legend. >> i had no idea mick was going to be in town. i had a hoe the next day. nashville? do you want to come out and sing? he writes back, oh, what will i wear now we got bad blood >> reporter: a swift show wouldn't be complete without her squad. stars making appearance as well. include my friends. these are the people who helped me get to this point where i
we had some of the most amazing memories, just around the tour. my friends would fly out. it became a way for us all to get together when we're all really busy. we would be like, all right, meeting up in london, hyde park show. let's do this. >> you can see taylor's full interview on apple music's beats one radio station at noon eastern. and apple music members around the world you watch the 1989 world tour live movie exclusively starting sunday at apple.com/taylor swift. >> is she 25 yet? >> she's 26. >> yesterday. >> texted mick, we're all meeting up in london. it's okay. >> her birthday was yesterday. >> a year ago, she was here. a konser at "gma." >> we were just talking about that. >> here's the video. time flies. >> she shut down times square. >> on her tour, you never knew who was going to pop up on
she's just that kind of person. >> my daughters said it was the favorite moment of the summer. she puts on a show. it's a group effort. you know who else puts on a show? ginger? >> i'll do my best t. swift out here. i have lancaster, south carolina. and these lovely ladiesies from where in maryland? >> elikette city. >> maybe you're traveling out of the east coast. there's fog causing ground delay. laguardia, philadelphia, you're seeing that right there, check ahead. you might be delayed a little bit. freezing rain, winter weathered a viesrys in northern maine. so mild out here. temperatures won't be this warm for the rest of the week. kevin: a lot of clouds out there early this morning. a couple of light showers up north. a couple of spits of drizzle in a few spots this morning. in a day that's going to
anything else. out ahead of that, temperatures in the 40's to near 50's. it arrives and behind it in the low and mid 50's after the rainfall tomorrow. don't be surprised if you hear a couple of rumbles of thunder. we do cool off. still above the averages in the 40's. wednesday with sunshine. thursday with increase in clouds. the next system >> we've got a little work to do to makt taylor southwest make it taylor swift ready. the ultimate guide to the holidays. mark wahlberg here live to talk about his new movie with will ferrell. >> it's a funny one. how's this for an invite? >> oh, my gott. >> and will smith. >> all of that beauty is a natural distax.
erin: good monday morning. i'm erin fehlau. making news today, today marks 20 years since a manchester man was found stabbed to death in his home. his family is pleading for the public's help to solve the case. 76-year-old walter page was found in the basement of the bushed out home in 1995. his death was ruled a homicide. investigators say it is still a very solvable case. a man accused of dousing his mother's porch with gasoline and lighting it on fire in salem is due in court today. they were called to the home just before 3:00 after justin kane poured
porch of the home and lit it on fire. he ran off triggering a search involving several agencies. he's now charged with arson and reckless conduct. outside we go for you. a bit of a gray morning, kevin. kevin: mild enough any sort of showers that we're seeing not an ice or some sort of flake form that could cause some problems. only risk of that is in far northern areas. temperatures are down in to the low to mid 30's. patchy fog and drizzle or a passing light rain shower. the best chances of rain will be along that line o rain moving in later tonight. temperatures by the time that arrives should be in the 40's to maybe even some lower 50's in southern areas. we'll likely be in the lower and mid 50's after a couple of downpours tonight after skies start to clear tomorrow morning. that should set up a breeze out of the west tomorrow. temperatures as mild as they will be for the rest of the week tomorrow afternoon. from there, we drop back
sunshine on wednesday and with clouds ahead of the next system which means more rain chances thursday night. erin: all right. thank you. see you back here in a announcer: a horrific terror attack in paris. then, a brutal act of terror here at home. it's time for a tested and proven leader who won't try to contain isis. jeb bush has a plan... to destroy them. and keep america safe. jeb bush: the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. announcer: tested and proven leadership matters. jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible for the content
[ cheers and applause ] welcome back. he's getting a lot of work out here. >> yes, he is. >> yes, yes, yes. the hottest new "star wars" character, bb8 is here. helping us countdown to the premier tonight in los angeles. is there he has a little burn mark from space. >> tough to run around like that. believe i had or not, "star wars" not the only movie. mark wahlberg is here in times square. he stars with will ferrell in "daddy's home." so funny. >> you have seen the trailer. >> it pays off. it's great. talk to him in a little bit. in the meantime, if you heard christmas is just around
it doesn't feel like it. it's getting down to the wire for holiday shopping. we're tracking the hottest gifts people are searching for in our guide. becky worry ley tells us about one of the top gift this is year. head phones. >> reporter: previkted to be the most popular tech gift given this season. to find the best, we turned to brian tong. tech editor at cnet. what do teens and 20 something's want? >> design and bass. a lot of kids love the deep booming sound. this the is beats solo2. you have the flashy colors and clean design. you can go big and large and just, you don't care what anybody thinks. these are the monster 24k. gold, bling bling, all gold everything. >> reporter: is there a budget model?
great, great headphones. >> reporter: on ear. over ear. which is better? >> how it feels. some people don't like the idea of an over-year headphone. it cuts your ear off but it's the best sound. >> reporter: if you're buying head foens for someone who is a commuter? it's all about noisecanceling. >> it send res verse frequency in here. it deadens the sound around you. it creates a chamber inside. it's like your own, isolated room. >> reporter: let's talk xaeper ear buds. >> some are around the $120, $150. that's a lot. the $40 to $50 speet spot, you'll get everything you need.
those picks on our website, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!. becky is with us. a lot of them are expense pich what are you getting for a $300 pair versus a $100 pair. >> that is tult mat question. people who are into sound they can hear a difference. me, i'm not so sure. this is about brand, design, fashion. there are mirrors in the headphone aisles in the electronics store. how do i look? >> they look festive. my daughters just want them to be pink. thank you, becky. i'm here with mark wahlberg. he's teaming up with will ferrell in the new comedy, daddy's home. a dad and a step dad square off for the love of their family. >> hey, kids. helmets on the half pipe.
>> that's cory from red bull. >> you have a sponsor for my backyard? >> and mark wahlberg joins us. the whole family watched this last night. had a lot of fun. dusty is the ultimate cool dad. >> yes, aside from his inability to be responsible and commit. >> but he comes back and throws the whole family into an uproar. it must have been so much fun to team up with will again. >> he's such a great guy. one of the rare comedy guys. his humor comes from a nice place. he's a nice and happy guy. he enjoys making people laugh. >> it taps into something. this is a dynamic happening in a lot of families. grows out of something real. though it's pretty outrageous. >> yeah, usually the step dad is the bad guy. the evil one. and, you know, he's a genuinely li sweet guy who wants to be accept bdty kids. i just can't take the fact that role. and soy come back to reclaim my
right? >> i've got four. >> did they weigh in? >> they suspect seen it yet. mom is the censor board. >> you did an stain gram of the christmas sweater, right? sal and billy wearing them. >> that's more inappropriate than the content of the movie. but yeah. my picture looks more like you. right there. >> that is dick clark. not mark wahlberg. on a didn't note. you have said you oh so much or faith. you had the chance this fall, play a part. what was that like? >> it was amazing. i sat in church. a priest was saying you can be at church, but not be involved. collection.
you can't say no. i don't do good at hosting. families from different continents. mispronouncing their names was an issue. it was a big job. amazing to see how many people he's got coming back to the church now. he's trying to change things. >> the spirit he unleashed was so great. >> i've been around a lot of famous people pip have never seen so many people excited about one person. >> you have your wahlburgers going on. we're opening one here. you did something special after the paris attacks. >> donating proceeds to the red cross. paris is my favorite city in the world. there. made a movie there. a bad movie. it was great experience. i try to go there often. >> you did a great thing. "daddy's home" is great movie. >> thank you. i heard my smile takes over the world.
very nice xhil. it's time now for "gma's" football countdown. i'm here with the holy cross high school knights from flushing squeens. yeah. you can get excited. and tonight's "monday night football" game on espn, new york giants are inre in miami to face the dolphins. mike green berg and mike golic on espn and espn's mike and mike gave us their picks. they say giants take the win. . i have to give you a winning forecast. in miami, it will be so nice. this forecast sponsored by nationwide. the kickoff temperature, 78. light winds. pretty perfect. even a little warm, we may say. the action all starts tonight at 8 clp 15. tune in to find out the game's unsung hero in the kevin: couple of areas of drizzle out there. maybe a brief light rain shower ahead of a line that moves through later this evening. temperatures will be in the 40's to lower range
remaining in the lower to mid 50's tomorrow. check back in to the 40's for the end of the week. >> and now for another smile that lights up the world. >> you can also dab real it's a. just give them one of -- whoa, we're dabbing here on "gma." we're counting down to christmas with the best present two high school sweethearts could hope to have. a supersecret surprise right out of a fairytale. rachel smith has the story. >> reporter: every love story deserves a fairy god mother. and for high school sweethearts, their fairy godmother turned out to be abc family. and breakup star chelsea kane. >> that is the scent of christmas dinner ruined. i got to pull off an engagement surprise. i helped the future groom trick
pretenses. >> i was feeling a little nervous. >> oh, my god. i walked into one of the most beautiful and amazing proposals that a girl can hope for. >> i love you. will you marry me, baby? >> oh, my god. >> she saw the ring. i finally relaxed and said, okay. >> he dropped down, i was like, wait. my eyes and mind were not synchronized. >> reporter: the surprise was not just a diamond ring. [ cheers and applause ] >> welcome to the family. >> to share this experience with the people that mean the most to me, it brought it full circle. >> i was so flattered to have been included. i love love. >> reporter: just like every great love story. >> i could not be anymore excited. starting our own family and continuing to push forward and pursue our dreams. >> there's a happily ever after. for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, new york.
is never going forget. coming up, the star-studded cast of "joy." jennifer lawrence, robert de niro, bradley cooper. opening up about their new movie. that's coming up next. for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to
theaters until christmas day. it's already picked up two golden globe nominations. "20/20" anchor elizabeth vargas has more. >> hi. what are you koing here? >> reporter: it's jennifer lawrence at the top of her game. loosely inspired by the real-life home shopping entrepreneur and inventor joy mangano. >> my name's joy, by the way. >> reporter: it chronicles the rise from struggling single mom to head of her own business dynasty. >> the world doesn't owe you a thing. >> reporter: lawrence reteams for the third time with bradley cooper. robert de niro, and david o. russell. along with an all-star cast, virginia madsen and edgar ex-husband. i want to start with you, david? >> why? joy's story?
the e emotion, joy, when you're a child, a grownup, facing compromises. another inspiration was to see the best divorced cup until america. true unconditional love goes beyond divorce. >> it's a beautiful thing. unconditional love means that that love will transform itself. so in a way, gives us, gives me hope that true love does really last forever. >> people have talked about the fact that so many of you who is work sod many times together now have a special chemistry. >> we met her. she was 20 years old. on "playbook." before hunger games. >> i asked cooper what it's like to be in the tabloids? i was like, the tabloids say you're dating j. lo, is that true? then david called action.
>> reporter: it is no wonder russell cast lawrence in his first film with a female lead. it's a dysfunctional family story. >> i think there's no such thing as a normal family. david says he finds the extraordinary in the ordinary. and then just examining it and opens it up and peels back layer after layer after layer. it's kiting to work that way. >> reporter: and the on-screen chemistry between cooper and slaurns palpable. do dploi you have that chemistry? >> yeah, when i'm with you, i feel safe. like i can -- i can turn my brain off as an actor and, yeah, i feel safe i guess is the word. >> david made us a bizarre form of sib flings a way. >> i think having to learn that dance routine. i was -- that was -- we didn't know each other. >> on "silver linings playbook "? >> i understand what bradley's
we have a troop feeling. a certain comfort and confidence with each other. and feeling of being safe. yes. and all those things that -- many directors -- the finest directors have done over the years. >> reporter: and that special art of david o. russell is traps lating into movie gold. the film snagged two golden globe nominations. you've been nominated for a golden globe for best actress. amy schumer one of your best friends, said, you're going down. >> i hope i am. i want to see that sweet little -- up on that stage. i'm trying to organize us wearing the same exact thing. that's think dream. >> are you going root for her or you? >> we're both rooting for her. >> reporter: for "good morning america," elizabeth vargas, abc news, new york.
we're back now with a legendary name in broadcast journalism. linda ellerbee. after more than 40 rears in the business, the last 25 of them hosting nick news. linda is retiring. they'll air the special, hello, i must be going. this morning, she's here with us. what a pleasure. >> it's so nice to be here with you. >> all these years. two generations of talking -- two generations have been with you. >> it is. really. we have some kids that were 10 when we started that now have 10-year-olds that are watching. we have kids that grew up watching us that worked on the show. until, you know, just recently until we produced the last show. >> we had in on our staff so excited because they grew up watching. what was the most challenging story your 25 years that you had
>> oh, without question, aids. it was -- when we started in '91, it was a huge, huge story. not that it shouldn't be today. but, it was then. and, the problem with explaining aids was, you have to explain, you have to talk about sex. and, in our age group of 9 to 14, there are kids in there who actually haven't had the sex talk from their parents yet. so it was tricky. how do i talk about aids without talking about sex. well, you can't, really. >> you had to keep all these things in mind. you know your audience. you chose to be there so many years. what will you
miss most? >> the kids themselves. if there's one lesson i take away there 25 years of listening to kids, you're never too old to learn from young. >> never too eld to learn from -- out of the mouths of babes. >> yeah. they taught me. they educated me.
show, this is our only hour show. this last one. is really sort of about a personal piece about what you taught me. what kids taught me. >> what they taught
you? before that, back in the day, that's you -- >> that's me, at abc. >> you were part of the "gma." >> big hair. big shoulders. big glasses. and big mouth. too. what to you remember most of your time here? >> i had a great time here at abc. i worked on a wonderful show called "our world." a primetime show about recent american history. every week, i came to work and they would give me a wox of magazines an books and movies from a particular year. i would think, okay, this week i'm living in 1961. this week, i've living in 1942. and, in fact, i get so immersed in the time period of the show that i once found myself in the
dating it 1951. >> no, no you didn't. >> because that's where i was spending the week in our world. >> so immersed in it. i know that you, and maybe it's not a joke, people say, what next? you say retirement, people say, what next. you say you want to be a shepherd? >> i got tired to explaining to people that after 51 years of working, i was hoping that quitting work would mean, i could get up every day and think, what would line da like to do? aparent lirks i'm supposed to have a project. i started to say, i'm going to do nothing for awhile. joyfully. and i'm very grateful. i need to say this. that i'm able to retire. because too many americans are not. and i'm very lucky -- i had a great time. in television. i'm leaving with my head still on my shoulders. at my own choosing of the time. and my soul still mostly in
and, you are just well deserving of all that. thank you. you paved the way in so many ways for -- >> you, too, ma'am. >> and we're fellow thrivers. i like to say that. >> i traded both my breasts for my life in 1993. and i have never once greated the trade. >> i love when you do the voice like that. yes, what a great trade. i'm glad you did that. you're here with us right now. >> and you, too. >> linda ellerbee, everybody. >> bye, bye. >> hello, i must be going, 25
>> flow from wmur news 9. erin: good morning. investigators are trying to figure out what vacant apartment building in berlin. when firefighters arrived at 1:48 school street, they found fire building. crews were able to contain the flames to the porch areas. the cause is under investigation. no power to the building. a family in hampstead lost their home to fire. it happened on pine wood drive. the house was engulfed in flames. hampstead says there were no injuries. the red cross is assisting two people. the cause of the fire is under investigation. outside we go for you right now. a lot of clouds out there. 46 degrees. that is so unusual for this time of the year. kevin: starts the day ten degrees above the average as far as our highs are concerned. starting a solid 15-25 degrees above normal for the overnight lows. it it has been an
last month we were at the fifth warmest november. eight and a half degrees above normal for the month of december. this is the line of rain that's the focus for later on this evening. a couple of rumbles of thunder are a possibility. already in the low to mid 40's. not far to go in southern areas. we'll be in the mid 40's up north today. an occasional light rain shower and maybe a little bit of drizzle here and there ahead of the line that moves through later on tonight. pockets are going to be a possibility through the overnight hour before winding down early tomorrow morning. one more mild day before the cooler air starts to arrive and the flow starts to come out of the north. highs tomorrow in the low to mid 50's. falling back in to the 40's with sunshine around on wednesday. then in to the 40's with an increase in clouds ahead of the next system which looks mild enough for rain as well. erin: thank you.